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People always claim that they want the truth, but most people only want a truth that fits their beliefs. Of course, they like to delude themselves that they make up their minds on the facts, but they really just select the facts that back up what they already believe. -L.E. Modesitt Jr., Flash

Writing Prompt: Write an inner monologue for your character illustrating how he or she chooses the facts to pay attention to in making a decision.

Journaling Prompt: How do your biases affect your decisions?

Art Prompt: Delusion of Reality
Nonfiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell your audience about the delusion of reality and give them strategies for how they can become more aware of how they create it themselves.

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